Archive for November, 2012

Petra – the lost city of mysteries

Today I will discuss the main attraction of the Jordan – the ancient city of Petra. It is located in Jordan, at an altitude of 900 meters above the sea level and 660 meters above the surrounding terrain, Arava, in the narrow canyon Siq. Passage in the valley – in the gorge, in the north [...]

Sumerian ancient cuneiform writing

Traces of the first Sumerians in the history are found in present-day Iraq. It arose between 4500 and 4000 years BC. in the lands between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers. Greeks called this place Mesopotamia.